Dr Narayan A. Joshi is an academician and researcher in the domain of Computer Science & Applications since more than 13 years. Currently he is Dean of Faculty of IT & Computer Science, Parul University. He is also Director at MCA department at Faculty of IT & Computer Science, Parul University, Vadodara. Looking to the present IT scenario and future trends he is actively involved in grooming & development of students, faculty members and departmental teaching-learning policies.
He has completed PhD in Computer Science from Sardar Patel University in 2012. Linux Kernel, Operating Systems and cloud computing are his research areas of interest. He received best research paper award twice. He has contributed algorithms for memory management, credentials management and load balancing in centralized and distributed computing environments. He stood first in university MCA examinations.
IBM India felicitated him with prestigious ‘Dronacharya Award’ in 2010. While being in academics, he actively served to IT industry & government sector by handling Software Development Life Cycles of various IT projects with/without MoUs.
He is a member of editorial and reviewer boards of several national/international journals and conferences. He has actively organized many workshops, short term training programmes and Faculty Development Progrmmes as well. For sharing IT knowledge with society and IT-stakeholders, he has delivered many expert talks/guest lectures at various institutions. He is a life time member of CSI and ISTE.
Currently he is also working on a research project funded by GUJCOST – Department of Science & Technology, Gujarat.